Animated show tells kids be healthy, don't worry

In this image released by Disney Junior, the character Doc McStuffins is shown with Stuff in a scene from Disney Junior's animated series "Doc McStuffins." The show, about a six-year-old girl who runs and operates a clinic for broken toys and worn out stuffed animals out of the playhouse in her backyard, will debut Friday, March 23, on the new 24-hour Disney Junior channel. (AP Photo/Disney Junior)

March 23, 2012 7:14:50 AM PDT
Many TV shows have dispassionate origins, recycling a well-worn format or piggybacking on a trend. But the roots of "Doc McStuffins," an animated program for children ages 2 to 7, are downright maternal.